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Toshiba 47WL968B Review
|4 Years Old|
|£254 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 50?
It has exceptional user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 79%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst this Toshiba TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £254 over 5 years are in the most expensive 8% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 47WL968B has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Quite slow response time
Toshiba 47WL968B In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Average
Toshiba Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 1,616 expert and owner reviews (including 247 verified purchases), Toshiba has very good ratings for its televisions. 92% of those that bought a Toshiba TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Toshiba 47WL968B of 47" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 49% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The 47WL968B is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The thickness of the Toshiba 47WL968B of only 42mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.
The 47WL968B supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The 47WL968B has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The 47WL968B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs.
The 47WL968B supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support Skype.
Supports a YouTube Video App
The number of video apps supported by the 47WL968B is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Toshiba TV.
The 47WL968B supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The 47WL968B has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
The Toshiba 47WL968B supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The 47WL968B's display brightness of 450 cd/m² is fairly bright compared to most other TVs. It is in the brightest 11% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².
Has an Equalizer
The 47WL968B has an equalizer. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.
Average High Frequency Rate
The 47WL968B's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Quite Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of TVs is 0.002ms, the slowest is 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms. The 47WL968B's response time of 10ms is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature Local Dimming
The 47WL968B does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.
Has a Child Lock
The 47WL968B has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The 47WL968B has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The 47WL968B has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The 47WL968B supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power
The Toshiba 47WL968B's subwoofer RMS power of only 10W is in the lowest 19% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.
Features Extended PVR
The 47WL968B features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Toshiba released the 47WL968B in December 2012.
High Running Costs
Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, the 47WL968B is in the most expensive 8% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 47WL968B is £254.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||toshiba 47wl968b, 47wl968f|
|Barcodes||05053785373376, 05900496522725, 05900496522732, 05900496522749|